Top of Free Internet Radio content area

Grouplove

Standing firmly on the middle ground between the quirky staccato attack of Modest Mouse and the spirited arena-ready roar of Arcade Fire, Los Angeles-based indie rock outfit Grouplove came to fruition in the late 2000s around the talents of Hannah Hooper, Christian Zucconi, Sean Gadd, Ryan Rabin, and Andrew Wessen. New Yorkers Hooper and Zucconi, through sheer kismet, forged a friendship with the latter three members while attending an art residency in Greece on the island of Crete. Before returning to their myriad homelands, the future quintet members began hashing out plans to meet up again and put some of the music they had been working on to tape, resulting in whirlwind trips to Rabin's Los Angeles studio, where the five friends decided to make their relationship official. Grouplove's eponymous debut EP was released by Canvasback in 2010. While touring alongside Florence + the Machine early the following year, Grouplove managed to finalize plans for their debut full-length album, Never Trust a Happy Song, which appeared later that fall. Grouplove returned with their second full-length album, Spreading Rumours, in 2013.


Grouplove is an American indie rock band which was formed in 2009 by Hannah Hooper, Christian Zucconi, Sean Gadd (son of singer/songwriter Steve Gadd of UK band Stray), Andrew Wessen and Ryan Rabin (son of film composer and former Yes guitarist Trevor Rabin)
Grouplove began when Hannah Hooper and Christian Zucconi forged a friendship with the latter three members while attending an artists' residency on the island of Crete
Before returning to their homelands, they began hashing out plans to meet up again and put some of the music they had been working on to tape
When back in the United States they recorded the material at drummer Ryan Rabin's home studio
As a result, their first EP was released in 2010
The band has since been touring in the US as the opening act for Florence and the Machine and has several tour dates in the United Kingdom

 

Alternative

Colours
Itchin' On A Photograph
Tongue Tied

Rock

Ways to Go

Members of this Group


GothDevil

phantonn

DAUBETERRE

Bull

andykins

paula_elaine

Goldenboy

EuroGirl


Comments

There are currently no comments.
Share Grouplove! Tell your friends about Grouplove on 977music - share the joy of on-demand artist playlists!

Albums